Join one of the largest, fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in the US that is patient focused in their pursuit of life changing treatments! Our client is currently hiring an Operational Buyer to join their team in Brooklyn Park.
As an Operational Buyer, you will be responsible for the administration of procurement activities and day to day supplier management for assigned commodities and products. You will also make, manage and execute buying decisions to ensure uninterrupted product flow. Coordinate product availability information externally and internally to ensure that all deliverable dates are met to reach facility service-level goals.
The Operational Buyer will maintain the internal and external communication as it relates to resolving issues which could impact operating efficiencies.
As an Operational Buyer Job Duties include:
•Make buying decisions from various suppliers.
•Analyze & manage appropriate reports such as - supplier performance reports, MRP exception reports and open P.O. reports to ensure on-time material availability and proper inventory levels.
•Investigate & review all material quality complaints and problems, both internal and external.
•Analyze excess and obsolete material and initiate disposition via various channels, both internal and external.
•Initiate projects that eliminate non-value-added activities, increase quality and service, and reduce costs. Closely monitor commodity market trends and take advantage of cost reduction, quality improvement and service improvement opportunities.
• Bachelor's Degree in Business and 3+ years Procurement experience working in Biotech/Pharma.
•Solid knowledge and experience in purchasing principles. Purchasing certificates preferred.
•Knowledge of GAAP/SOX & internal accounting controls
•MS Office Suite
•Years of experience: 3 years
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